'Borat' Hits the Road Film critic John Powers reviews Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, starring Sacha Baron Cohen.



'Borat' Hits the Road

'Borat' Hits the Road

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Twentieth Century Fox

The 35-year-old English comic Sacha Baron Cohen speaks fluent Hebrew and was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge. But his best-known alter-egos are the white gangsta rapper Ali G., a flamboyant queen named Bruno, and the Kazakh journalist Borat; each less inhibited than the next.

Now Baron Cohen plays Borat in a movie that has everyone from rodeo cowboys to the Anti-Defamation League to the government of Kazakhstan up in arms.

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